April 17, 2013
Dong Hwan Lee, a securities salesman who began his career in Baltimore and rose to become a Wall Street sales director, died of cancer April 11 at his Manhattan home. The former Lutherville resident was 37. Born in Seoul, South Korea, he was the son of Myungock Ro, a nurse, and Kwang Sung Lee, a restaurateur and shop owner. Raised in Cockeysville, he attended Padonia Elementary and Cockeysville Middle schools and was a 1994 Dulaney High School graduate. He earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Towson University and a master's degree in business administration at the Johns Hopkins University.
March 23, 2013
Laurel Park Bullet Catcher follows more traditional path, reaches winners' circle Bullet Catcher, who made local and national headlines Jan. 11 after escaping from the Laurel Park backside and taking a 1.6-mile journey on nearby roads, won his first race in nearly two years with an impressive performance in Friday's eighth race, a $40,000 allowance. Jerry Robb Jeremy Rose Abel Castellano Abel Castellano The 4-year-old gelding broke alertly then tracked the pace to the 16th marker before he surged ahead to win by 21/2 lengths in 1 minute, 4.71 seconds for the 51/2-furlong distance.
March 21, 2013
The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C. This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low profile over the years, even though she is married to a very prominent man. I have never seen photos of her in magazines, so it was good to see a photo of her along with the article I read....
February 19, 2013
While Angelenos are mourning the loss of their favorite basketball team's patriarch, basketball fans in the other corner of the country are scratching their heads over a comment by rapper. Welcome to your online trends for Tuesday, February 19. Jerry Buss, the man credited by many with bringing glamour back to basketball as the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, died yesterday at the age of 80. Meanwhile, two of the world's greatest soccer -- ahem, football -- teams are scheduled to play today, bringing them one step closer to European dominance.
February 2, 2013
Police are investigating a triple shooting that happened in northwest Baltimore early Saturday morning, and another incident that took place Friday evening. At 3:35 a.m. officers responded to a shooting in the 3400 block of Reisterstown Road and found three men suffering gun shot wounds, police said. One of them, who has not yet been identified, died from his injuries, according to police. The two other men are being treated at area hospitals. A 26-year-old man was also fatally shot at Fayette and Bentalou Streets, police said, but no other details were immediately available.
January 26, 2013
The older brother has always blended easily with people. He built his career over a quarter century, meticulous step by meticulous step. He'll probably smile at you, even if he doesn't like your question. The younger brother's talent burned hotter and to this day, so does his demeanor, which sometimes scorches those who dare get in his way. He reached his current position in great, precocious leaps. If he thinks you're an idiot, he'll treat you like one. Yet somehow - in a story too good for anyone to have made it up - John and Jim Harbaugh will face off as peers next Sunday in the Super Bowl, the grandest stage in the game to which they've devoted their lives.